Past the Post
Jared Dorrington At just 19, Winona Costin will be the youngest jockey to line up in the two features on Black Opal Stakes Day.
David Polkinghorne Trainer Guy Walter is surprised his Jacquinot Bay is the favourite for this year's Canberra Cup.
Hall of Fame
David Polkinghorne Canberra gets its chance to host the Australian Racing Hall of Fame induction evening.
Black Opal Stakes
David Polkinghorne Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley thinks Headwater Country's last start should be forgotten.
Chris Roots Glyn Schofield was whooping and howling in the jockeys' room 20 minutes before the Chipping Norton Stakes as son Chad won a group 1 in Melbourne, and then went out and did the business on Boban.
Michael Lynch The Melbourne Cup has long since ceased to be a race for mere staying handicappers, and few races illustrate that better than Saturday's Australian Cup.
Chris Roots Chris Waller believes Catkins is as good as Red Tracer after she toyed with the field in the Wiggle Stakes at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
Tony White The calibre of jockeys saddling up for Sunday's Black Opal Stakes meeting in Canberra is outstanding.
Max Presnell Perhaps it's using a missile and not drawing a long bow in comparing the Newmarket at Flemington with the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Matt Jones The fairytale story of the Golden Slipper continued to develop as bargain filly Alpha Miss won the Lonhro Plate at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
Matt Jones Joe Pride says the Ajax Stakes in a fortnight will decide if Terravista is a miler or a sprinter after he saluted in the Liverpool City Cup at Warwick Farm on Saturday.
David Polkinghorne Messene trainer Michael Hawkes says the listed National Sprint field ''have every right'' to be worried about him.
Michael Lynch Robert Smerdon's flying filly Anatina has a long-term date with star Japanese stallion Deep Impact.
Andrew Garvey Lankan Rupee asserted his right to the title of Australia's best sprinter with an emphatic win.
David Polkinghorne Top Sydney trainer Peter Snowden thinks Canberra's $275,000 Black Opal Stakes is worthy of group 2 status.
Black Opal Stakes
David Polkinghorne The Cleary connection still runs strong at Black Opal Stakes, writes David Polkinghorne.
Patrick Bartley Sydney's attempt to lure high-class overseas horses to its autumn carnival may not work.
Pippa Cuckson The eventing world is in shock after two horses tested positive to a sedative.
Stathi Paxinos Bone research could prevent another tragedy like that of French mare Verema in last Tuesday's Melbourne Cup.
Chris Roots Sydney will become the centre of the racing world in April when the Championships take place for the first time and the dream is to have unbeaten Arc De Triomphe heroine Treve and American horse of...